Protectionism Is A Good Thing And Has Been The Historic Position Of America & The Republican Party

A simple look at history tells us that not only is economic protectionism a good thing for America, but that it has been the historic position of the Republican & Whig Party, going all the way back to the Founders of the nation.

They believed that political independence could only be built upon economic independence, and that domestic industries must be protected from foreign competition, so that they could be nurtured and grown.

U.S. Trade Balance – Past 120 Years

U.S._Trade_Balance_(1895–2015)_and_Trade_Policies

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